Updated on 6 August 2014
This initiative of Mapmygenome reflects the growing trend of hospitals offering personalized genomic reports
Singapore: Mapmygenome India has partnered with CARE Hospitals Group to offer personal genomics and molecular diagnostics at the hospital.
Patients at the CARE Hospital can avail of genetic risk prediction tests at the Outpatient Centre in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Ms Anu Acharya, CEO of Mapmygenome, said, "We are excited about partnering with a progressive group like CARE Hospitals. CARE Hospitals Group with its reputation for transparency, ethical practice and affordability will make personal genomics more reachable to people."
Mr Dilip Jose, Group CEO of CARE Hospitals, said, "The partnership with Mapmygenome is in line with our commitment to make technological advances available to our patients, besides the opportunity to work together on areas of mutual interest in research."
Dr Rajeev Menon, Chief of Medical Services at CARE Hospitals commented, "Mapping the genome will help in predicting, preventing and treating a number of diseases. The collaboration will open up new possibilities and help in understanding the gene-disease interaction better."